Whangarei Falls, Whangarei

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Waterfall
Marvel at the cascading water and lush native bush of Whangarei Falls. The dramatic waterfall plunges 26.3 m (86.3 ft) over basalt cliffs, creating an impressive spectacle that can be enjoyed from three viewing platforms. Two circular walking routes surround the falls, allowing you to take them in from various angles. The Whangarei Falls loop spans just 1 km (0.6 mi) and takes around 30 minutes, while the Sands Road loop stretches 4.8 km (3 mi) and should take approximately three hours. Bear in mind that both walks involve crossing a bridge with no handrail, which may make some visitors nervous. Though neither route is particularly strenuous, comfortable walking shoes are advisable. A picnic area and restrooms are located by the parking lot. Plan to visit Whangarei Falls during your Whangarei vacation using our convenient Whangarei holiday planner.
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  • The market for access is very short so if you go there because it is on the road between Auckland and Bay of Islands stop you.
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  • The hike to the falls is very nice and the waterfalls are small, but fine. It is well worth a visit.
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  • Force of nature is less compared to New Zealand's South Island, Kitajima also has another attraction has Whangarei's many natural attractions. This Whangarei Falls in one of popular tourist attractions, helpful parking and well maintained park in waterfall gently, as we Trek.
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  • I have seen many water falls and indeed we have many water falls where i live southern part of India called Kerala(Trivandrum) :) Whangarei Falls is mind blowing, beautiful and Serenity !!!
  • Absolutely must see. One of the most beautiful waterfalls we have ever been to. Nice walking track along the river as well.
  • Great place on edge of town. Walk options, even swim if you are keen. Free
  • Absolutely incredibly beautiful falls. What a beautiful area in town!
  • Great place for a quick walk with great views and a range of options for walk times